SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 104 ATLANTIS 61-B ON BOARD FILM MAGAZINE NUMBER70

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SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 104 ATLANTIS 61-B ON BOARD FILM MAGAZINE NUMBER70

FILM REPORT: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronauts Jerry L. Ross and Sherwood C. Spring practice a space station assembly technique known as Experimental Assembly of Structures in Extravehicular Activity (EASE). Ross, Spring, Brewster H. Shaw, Bryan D. O'Connor, Mary L. Cleave, Charles D. Walker and Rudolfo Neri Vela eat on flight deck.

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Neri, R. (Rodolfo), 1952-

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Rodolfo Neri Vela (b. Feb. 19, 1952, Chilpaningo, Gro., Mexico) is a Mexican scientist and astronaut. He is the first Mexican, and the second Latin-American to have traveled to space. He holds a PhD in electromagnetic radiation from the University of Birmingham, England (1979) and has worked at the Institute of Electrical Research, Mexico. He was a member of Atlantis in 1985, traveling 2.4 million miles in 108 Earth orbits and logged over 165 hours in space....

Shaw, Brewster H., 1945-

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Brewster H. Shaw (b. May 16, 1945) is a former NASA astronaut, a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and former executive at Boeing. He is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and has logged 533 hours of space flight as pilot of Columbia (Nov. 1983), Commander of Atlantis (Nov. 1985), and Commander of Columbia (Aug. 1989). Shaw worked as a manager at NASA until 1996 when he left the agency, retired from the Air Force and went to work in the private sector as an aerospace executive....

Cleave, Mary Louise

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Walker, Charles D., 1948-

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Charles Walker (b. Aug. 29, 1948, Bedford, IN) was an Engineer and Payload Specialist for the McDonnell Douglas Corporation. He was a civilian who went to space with NASA on the Discovery and Atlantis space shuttles....

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established as an independent agency of the executive branch on October 1, 1958 by the National Aeronautics and Space Act (72 Stat. 426), approved July 29, 1958. It superseded the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). NASA conducted redsearch on problems of flight, developed aeronautical and space vehicles, explored outer space, and participated in international programs for the peaceful development of space technology....

Ross, Jerry Lynn, 1948-

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Jerry L. Ross (b. Jan. 20, 1948, Crown Point, IN) is a retred Air Force officer and astronaut. He received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1970 and 1972, respectively. Ross entered active duty with the Air Force in 1972 and graduated from the United States Air Force Test Pilot School’s Flight Test Engineer Course in 1976; he has flown in 21 different types of aircraft, holds a private pilot’s license and has logged more than ...

Atlantis (Space shuttle)

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Atlantis (OV-104) was delivered to Kennedy Space Center in April 1985. It lifted off on its maiden voyage on Oct. 3, 1985, on mission 51-J, the second dedicated Department of Defense flight. Later missions included the launch of the Galileo interplanetary probe to Jupiter on STS-34 in October 1989, and STS-37, with the Gamma Ray Observatory (GRO) as its primary payload, in April 1991. Atlantis is named after a two-masted sailing ship that was operated for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute f...

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

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The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) is the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Manned Spacecraft Center, where human spaceflight training, research, and flight control are conducted. It was renamed in honor of the late U.S. president and Texas native, Lyndon B. Johnson, by an act of the United States Senate on February 19, 1973. It consists of a complex of one hundred buildings constructed on 1,620 acres in the Clear Lake Area of Houston. The center is home to NASA's astron...

Spring, Sherwood C., 1944-

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Sherwood C. "Woody" Spring (b. September 3, 1944, Hartford, CT) is a retired United States Army colonel and former NASA astronaut. After 2 tours in Vietnam, Spring logged 165 hours in space, 12 of which were spent conducting spacewalks....

O'Connor, Bryan D., 1946-

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Bryan D. O'Connor (b. September 6, 1946, Orange, California) is a retired United States Marine Corps Colonel and former NASA astronaut. He received his BS in Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1968 and a MS in Aeronautical Systems from the University of West Florida in 1970. He began active duty with the United States Marine Corps in June 1968 and served as an attack pilot. With NASA, he served in a variety of research development test and evaluation roles in between 1980 and h...